Category Archives: Wearable computing

How Slow is a Pebble Watch?

Just as a I started considering using Pebble Watches as a low-power IoT platform for my experiments with fog computing, Pebble announced that the watches will not be manufactured anymore. Pebble is sold to Fitbit; independent operation of Pebble stops. … Continue reading

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Work-Wearables: Next Step in Major Wearable Technology Deployments?

New Zealand Herald has an interesting opinion piece on the promise of wearable tech in work-wearables. The author makes several good points about why work wearables look like a promising area: work wearables have more reasons to be wearable, their … Continue reading

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Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016: Does It Affect My Purchasing Decisions?

Coming to the Consumer Electronics Show is like stepping into a geeky adults’ version of a candy shop, except that some of the candy you see won’t be on sale for several months (if it reaches the market at all), … Continue reading

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Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016: First Timer’s Impressions

The legendary and glorious Consumer Electronics Show. A congregation of more than 170,000 people (for comparison, I grew up in a city of only 30,000), in the shiny artificial Las Vegas. A happening that takes over tech pages in all … Continue reading

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Nike Will Stop Making Wearable Hardware

Oh, Nike, – really?! Nike’s Fuelband Hits the Wall Nike fires majority of FuelBand team, will stop making wearable hardware A company with such rich history of innovation surely could have tried harder to gain and preserve its strategic positioning … Continue reading

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Visualizations: my CV and my Research Statement as Word Clouds

As far back as I remember, I was a fan of clear, catchy, and entertaining visual data representations. Like those that often appear in the National Geographic or the Economist – the engaging ways of presenting scientific facts and data. … Continue reading

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Beautiful Pervasive World: Wearable Devices

Having seen nothing but my dissertation in the last 6 months, I have been tremendously enjoying an opportunity to scale back on writing and to catch up with the state of the world of innovative pervasive and mobile technology. Oh, … Continue reading

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Bright Future for Wearable Smart Devices?

This week’s Economist has a piece on Marc Andreessen, a founder of Mosaic and Netscape turned venture capitalist. One of the things he apparently believes is that there soon be drastic changes in realm of personal technology and “body area … Continue reading

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